BOOK NEWS & EVENTS
David will be participating again this year at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival during September 8, 9, and 10. The event is held at Riverplex, 1000 Sandcastle Drive in West Homestead (Pittsburgh), PA 15120. It features the best musical performance, crafts, gifts, and culture of the Irish and Irish-American sort. There is also great food and drink. David will be selling his books at the Authors' Tent and will make presentations Friday evening and Sunday afternoon at the Hedge School. All the details at http://pghirishfest.org Come out and enjoy the festivities!
The June, 2016 issue of Chesapeake Bay Magazine features an article and excerpt of David's book, Leviathan's Master - The Wreck of the World's Largest Sailing Ship.
David will once again be a participant and featured author at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival during September 9 thru 11, 2016. The event takes place at the Riverplex Park at 1000 Sandcastle Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120. This festival is famous for its great entertainers, vendors of Irish/Celtic items, and great food and beverage. Come visit David and get a signed copy of Steel Shamrocks.
IT MAY BE FOREVER is now available as a talking book for the blind and physically disabled.
The Arizona Braille & Talking Book Library (ABTBL) has recorded and now offers for loan a talking book version of IT MAY BE FOREVER. ABTBL is a participant in the National Library Service program of inter-library sharing of materials for the sight impaired and physically disabled. Materials are distributed by the participating libraries such as ABTBL. Other participating libraries can request the loan of ABTBL material such as the talking book version of IT MAY BE FOREVER. The catalogue reference number (Klas ID) for this talking book is: AZC03251.
Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library
1030 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Leviathan's Master was selected as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Historical Fiction category of the National Best Books Awards 2009. This contest is sponsored by USA Book News. This is the second time David Quinn has been so recognized. In 2006, It May Be Forever was selected for the same distinction.
Leviathan's Master - The Wreck of the World's Largest Sailing Ship was selected as the December, 2009 Featured Book of the Month by AllBooks Review. See AllBooksReviewInt.com
Special Offer to Book Clubs
Orders for ten copies or more from book clubs will be given a 20% discount off the list price. Of course, shipping costs will apply, but its still a great deal! Further, David Quinn welcomes requests for Book Chats by Teleconference. All you need is a speakerphone and a mutually convenient date. Ask questions, make comments, have fun! Use the "Contact The Author" page to place a bulk order and/or arrange a "Book Chat".
" Master storyteller David Quinn erases time ... To transport the reader is the writer's job. Quinn does just that ... " Mary Sojourner - Novelist of the Southwest
David Quinn is an American author writing historical fiction. His fact-based tales are drawn from the true-life adventures of ancestors discovered through his hobby of genealogy. Whether in the Irish immigrant experience, frontier days in the Old West or in a dramatic sea story, Quinn adds a personal connection to the historical record by giving his characters thoughts, emotions and dialogue.
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